Alongside the legislation, in contractual practice certain clauses have been developed to address specifically the issue of unexpected circumstances. Even though such terms have become more and more common in the form of the so-called ...
Author: Ewoud Hondius
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The recent financial crisis has questioned whether existing contracts may be adapted, terminated or renegotiated as a result of unexpected circumstances. The question is not a new one. In medieval times the notion of clausula rebus sic stantibus was developed to cope with such situations, and Germany introduced the theory of Wegfall der Geschäftsgrundlage. In England, the Coronation cases provided one possible answer. This comparative study explores the possibility of classifying jurisdictions as 'open' or 'closed' in this regard.
But, she becomes psychologically traumatized as she faces experiences she later called, “insane circumstances.” Rescued by Thaddeus Jerome Pennington, a taxi driver who ... Nevertheless, a series of unexpected occurrences bring the man ...
Author: Brenda Smith
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
In the first book in the Circumstances series, Insane Circumstances, Brandi L. Brown hears the fate of a college student who experiences hazing and is leaving the college because it is more than she can bear. Images of the distraught young lady evoke memories of her own college days, ones that had lain dormant for a couple of decades. She leaves work with the intent of writing a letter of consolation to the university student who is returning home. Under the watchful eye of her husband, she begins to tell her own story. The protagonist’s own story takes place during early integration, and she is among the first colored students to get a scholarship to Claxville University. Her parents do not want her to attend, but she does. While at the university she does experience some hazing and other acts that support her parents’ arguments about her being unable to succeed at the college. The psychologically traumatized Brandi also has a chance meeting with a taxi driver who proves to be more than that...Thaddeus Jerome Pennington becomes her friend, that listening ear that she needs, and soon is the love interest and support she needs to continue at the school. When the story begins, it is Brandi Leigh Brown’s story. As events happen, the male character (Taxi) frequently appears. A trip to her hometown in Wester with her ends when a storm comes and the duo returns to Claxville prematurely. The man drops her at the dorm and disappears. The saga of the Browns and the Penningtons continues in the second novel in the series, Unforeseen Circumstances, a contemporary fiction that begins, “And when they were older.”
Luke told us about the Christmas they got caught in an unexpected storm. Since the tree wasn't tied down, it fell over, scattering the decorations everywhere. ... She didn't see the struggle that has gone on 227 Unforeseen Circumstances.
Author: Debbiann Holmes
The last thing Cassandra wanted to do was to fall in love with a captain from one of those mega yachts that parked outside of the boat dock she lived on. She was drawn to him from the first moment she saw him, yet she couldn't understand why. Every part of her being told her to run as fast as she could away from this man! Yet, she couldn't stay away. At the time, she had no idea of the danger she would be placed in or the many secrets he had. She had heard that there were modern day pirates in the Caribbean, but never had she come face to face with any...until now. Had she known in the beginning, she may have not fallen prey to unforeseen circumstances.
Bilingual Spanish Reader for Speakers of English Intermediate level B2 Anna Lopez. Unexpected Circumstance Anna Lopez Unexpected Circumstance Bilingual Spanish Reader for Speakers of 1.
Author: Anna Lopez
Category: Foreign Language Study
Forensic science was one of Damien Morin's passions. However, the first real crime that he investigated led him to his own past. The book is equipped with the audio tracks. The address of the home page of the book on the Internet, where audio files are available for listening and downloading, is listed at the beginning of the book on the copyright page.
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Author: Ethan Newman
Welcome to the New World Erik Stone is faced with protecting his family, friends, and community from invasion from an unknown enemy after surviving a nuclear attack. His typical life is completely flipped upside down and he must fight and defend to keep his family and community safe. Survival is key to his success. Along with his co-workers who have become friends over the years, they must pick up the pieces and take back what's theirs. Not knowing what's ahead, they must recreate the nation they once knew. If you like the movie Red Dawn, or the Television Series - Jericho and Revolution, then you will love this book series! Also, if you like this series, like my Facebook page to gain access to updates on the series at www.facebook.com/unforeseencircumstances
An Unforeseen Circumstances The Dog and The People Ugochukwu Ikwuakor Illustrated by Shannen Marie Paradero An Unforeseen Circumstances The Dogand The People Ugochukwu Ikwuakor Illustrated. Front Cover.
Author: Ugochukwu Ikwuakor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Why did Dog refuse to complete his mission to the land of the spirits? Who eventually completed the mission to save their dying king? How did the Dog end up in people’s homes? You will find the answers to these questions in this classic fable based on folk tales from part of Eastern Nigeria where the author grew up.
Release on 2015-06-01 | by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)
The response of highly automated systems controlled by complex computer programs to unexpected circumstances is unpredictable. Which of the following conclusions can most properly be drawn, if the statements above are true, ...
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And so in the present case , the element of accident in Church's death is not in the fact that , being exposed to the cold , the cold injured and killed him , but in the unforeseen and unexpected circumstances under which he was ...
Category: Law reports, digests, etc
Vols. 1-15 contain reports of King's Bench cases only.
prise ; when the surprise , thus excited by the unexpected occurrence , leads us to dwell upon the object which excited it , and to consider in our mind , what the circumstances may have been , which have led to the appearance of the ...
First, you've got to be drawing on something when you respond to unexpected circumstances in a way that's not just flailing. Whatever you draw on can be redescribed as a policy—and is a policy, because what else could it be?
Author: Elijah Millgram
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Human beings have always been specialists, but over the past two centuries division of labor has become deeper, ubiquitous, and much more fluid. The form it now takes brings in its wake a series of problems that are simultaneously philosophical and practical, having to do with coordinating the activities of experts in different disciplines who do not understand one another. Because these problems are unrecognized, and because we do not have solutions for them, we are on the verge of an age in which decisions that depend on understanding more than one discipline at a time will be made badly. Since so many decisions do require multidisciplinary knowledge, these philosophical problems are urgent. Some of the puzzles that have traditionally been on philosophers' agendas have to do with intellectual devices developed to handle less extreme forms of specialization. Two of these, necessity and the practical `ought', are given extended treatment in Elijah Millgram's The Great Endarkenment. In this collection of essays, both previously published and new, Millgram pays special attention to ways a focus on cognitive function reframes familiar debates in metaethics and metaphysics. Consequences of hyperspecialization for the theory of practical rationality, for our conception of agency, and for ethics are laid out and discussed. An Afterword considers whether and how philosophers can contribute to solving the very pressing problems created by contemporary division of labor. "These always interesting, often brilliant, and contentious essays focus on the question of how we need to reason practically, if we are to flourish, given Millgram's account of our human nature and of the environments that we inhabit. The originality of his thought is matched by his clarity and his wit."--Alasdair MacIntyre, University of Notre Dame
Usually life crises are a combination of stressors, vulnerability, and life circumstances which occur, at a critical ... Recent studies have shown that when death occurs from sudden, unexpected circumstances such as accidents, suicide, ...
While recent scholarship on national design has tended to leave environmental circumstances out of consideration, this study demonstrates that such conditions actually can play influential, if unexpected, roles in the construction, ...
Author: Harriet Atkinson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
After World War II, museum and gallery exhibitions, industrial and trade fairs, biennials, triennials, festivals and world's fairs increasingly came to be used as locations for the exercise of "soft power," for displays of cultural diplomacy between nations and as spaces for addressing areas of social and political contestation. Exhibitions Beyond Boundaries opens with a substantial introduction to the key debates, followed by case studies that advance the field of exhibition histories both geographically and methodologically, focusing on postwar transnational exchange and the wider networks engendered through exhibitions. Chapters trace relations across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the Pacific, and the United States of America, drawing on a range of approaches and perspectives, principally from art and design history but also from social, economic and political history, and museum studies. Featured case studies include the presentation of African-American Art at FESMAN '66 and FESTAC '77, the US's 1961 Small Industries Exhibition in Colombo, Israel's early appearances at the Venice Biennale, the Vatican Pavilion at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, and Hong Kong's Pavilion at Expo 70 in Tokyo.
In the absence of the word 'whatsoever', the unexpected and unforeseeable interference by the authorities at Chittagong at the conclusion of what ... The vessel would have been prevented from working, albeit in unexpected circumstances.
Author: Martin Dockray
Cases Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea includes a collection of legislative material, standard form contracts and up-to-date coverage of English case law. It covers the major areas of chartering and bills of lading, as well as matters such as exclusion and limitation of liability. This edition has been comprehensively updated and adds the latest cases to its strong coverage of classic authorities. Notable additions in the chapters dealing with bills of lading include The Starsin, The Rafaela S, Motis Exports and The David Agmashenebeli. On the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992, the important decisions of The Berge Sisar and East West Corp are incorporated, while key recent decisions on chartering, such as The Hill Harmony, The Happy Day and The Stolt Spur are fully treated. This book provides an up-to-date collection of materials relating to the carriage of goods by sea which will be of value to both students of law and legal practitioners.
Identify Situational Factors Situational factors can be defined as unforeseen, unexpected circumstances that play a significant role in the human error. Often, these unanticipated circumstances can explain why the process went wrong ...
Author: José Rodríguez-Pérez
Publisher: Quality Press
Category: Business & Economics
For many years, we considered human errors or mistakes as the cause of mishaps or problems. In the manufacturing industries, human error, under whatever label (procedures not followed, lack of attention, or simply error), was the conclusion of any quality problem investigation. The way we look at the human side of problems has evolved during the past few decades. Now we see human errors as the symptoms of deeper causes. In other words, human errors are consequences, not causes. The basic objective of this book is to provide readers with useful information on theories, methods, and specific techniques that can be applied to control human failure. It is a book of ideas, concepts, and examples from the manufacturing sector. It presents a comprehensive overview of the subject, focusing on the practical application of the subject, specifically on the human side of quality and manufacturing errors. In other words, the primary focus of this book is human failure, including its identification, its causes, and how it can be reasonably controlled or prevented in the manufacturing industry setting. In addition to including a detailed discussion of human error (the inadvertent or involuntary component of human failure), a chapter is devoted to analysis and discussion related to voluntary (intentional) noncompliance. Written in a direct style, using simple industry language with abundant applied examples and practical references, this books insights on human failure reduction will improve individual, organizational, and social well-being.
Adaptive management provides for studies and management programs that can be adapted to uncertain or unforeseen circumstances . A well - designed adaptive management plan anticipates as many circumstances as possible before designing ...
Release on 2022-07-07 | by Cristina Fernández-Rovira
Taleb (2018) points out that the configuration of a black swan is given by the unexpected, by the feeling of helplessness or inferiority in the face of an event and how humanity must cope with such circumstances.
Author: Cristina Fernández-Rovira
Publisher: CRC Press
Category: Social Science
Can behaviour on social media predict future purchase patterns? Can what we click on social media foresee which political party will we vote for? Can the information we share on our wall foretell the next series I might want to watch? Can the likes on Instagram and Facebook predict the time one will spend on digital platforms in the next hour? The answer is no longer science fiction. It points to the ability of mainstream social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to be able to deliver specialised advertising services to highly targeted audience segments controlled by the billions of devices that flood our daily lives. At the same time, it highlights a more relevant problem: can social media guide, suggest or impose a certain behaviour or thought? Everything seems to indicate that they can do it. Predictive Technology in Social Media comprises 10 essays that reflect on the power of the predictive technology of social media in culture, entertainment, marketing, economics and politics. It shows, from a humanistic and critical perspective, the predictive possibilities of social media platforms, as well as the risks this entails for cultural plurality, everyday consumption, the monopolistic concentration of the economy and attention, and democracy. The text is an invitation to think, as citizens, about the unbridled power we have ceded to digital platforms. A new voice to warn about the greatest concentration of communicative power ever seen in the history of humanity.
By planning ahead for unexpected circumstances—ming—a household could avoid some or all of the adverse consequences of those circumstances, thereby controlling its own destiny. In his philosophical essays, Sai On also discussed ...
Author: Gregory Smits
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Between 1609 and 1879, the geographical, political, and ideological status of the Kingdom of Ryukyu (modern Okinawa) was characterized by its ambiguity. It was subordinate to its larger neighbors, China and Japan, yet an integral part of neither. A Japanese invasion force from Satsuma had conquered the kingdom in 1609, resulting in its partial incorporation into Tokugawa Japan’s bakuhan state. Given Ryukyu’s long-standing ties with China and East Asian foreign relations following the rise of the Qing dynasty, however, the bakufu maintained only an indirect link with Ryukyu from the mid-seventeenth century onward. Thus Ryukyu was able to exist as a quasi-independent kingdom for more than two centuries—albeit amidst a complex web of trade and diplomatic agreements involving the bakufu, Satsuma, Fujian, and Beijing. During this time, Ryukyu’s ambiguous position relative to China and Japan prompted its elites to fashion their own visions of Ryukyuan identity. Created in a dialogic relationship to both a Chinese and Japanese Other, these visions informed political programs intended to remake Ryukyu. In this innovative and provocative study, Gregory Smits explores early modern perceptions of Ryukyu and their effect on its political culture and institutions. He describes the major historical circumstances that informed early modern discourses of Ryukyuan identity and examines the strategies used by leading intellectual and political figures to fashion, promote, and implement their visions of Ryukyu. Early modern visions of Ryukyu were based on Confucianism, Buddhism, and other ideologies of the time. Eventually one vision prevailed, becoming the theoretical basis of the early modern state by the middle of the eighteenth century. Employing elements of Confucianism, the scholar and government official Sai On (1682–1761) argued that the kingdom’s destiny lay primarily with Ryukyuans themselves and that moral parity with Japan and China was within its grasp. Despite Satsuma’s control over its diplomatic and economic affairs, Sai envisioned Ryukyu as an ideal Confucian state with government and state rituals based on the Chinese model. In examining Sai’s thought and political program, this volume sheds new light on Confucian praxis and, conversely, uncovers one variety of an East Asian “prenational” imagined political/cultural community.
Because unexpected circumstances arise, contracts for the provision of goods and services customarily contain force majeure provisions that excuse a party from its obligations to the extent that a “force” beyond its control has ...
Author: Howard M. Steinberg
Category: Business & Economics
In Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1, Howard M. Steinberg presents a practical and comprehensive guide to understanding virtually every aspect of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for infrastructure projects. The 25 chapters in Volume 1 are supplemented with real-life examples and court decisions, and offer tactical advice for anyone who must negotiate or understand EPC contracts in connection with the implementation, financing or operation of infrastructure projects. Emphasizing current market practices and strategic options for risk sharing, the book contains a narrative explanation of the underpinning of all of the issues involved in EPC contracting. Exhaustive in scope, it clarifies the fundamental commercial principles and pitfalls of "turnkey" contracting for all types of capital investments ranging from electrical and thermal power generation (including combined heat and power, nuclear, wind, solar, natural gas and coal) to refining, to chemical processing to LNG liquefaction and re-gasification to high speed rail, bridging, tunneling and road building. Providing clear and thorough analyses of the issues and challenges, this volume will be of great value to all those involved in complex construction projects.
But unexpected circumstances take me back . ' Oh ! dash it all , ' said Tom , you're always having " unexpected circumstances ” turn up now , Blethin . You're quite an altered man ; you used to do just as you liked , and were at ...
“ Yes ; she said that ' unexpected circumstances , ' them's her very words , made her end her visit so soon . She looked awfully sad and tired but I didn't ask her any questions as I didn't think it was my place to do so .